College Education Planning Articles

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Choosing a 529 Savings Plan


With so many 529 savings plans to choose from, it's important to ask a lot of questions in order to select the best plan for you. Compare the plans offered by different states If you're interested in opening a 529 savings plan account, consider all your options. You can typically join any state's 529 savings [...]

Choosing a 529 Savings Plan2019-10-28T14:46:40-04:00

Tax-Advantaged Ways to Save for College


In the college savings game, all strategies aren't created equal. The best savings vehicles offer special tax advantages if the funds are used to pay for college. Tax-advantaged strategies are important because over time, you can potentially accumulate more money with a tax-advantaged investment compared to a taxable investment. Ideally, though, you'll want to choose [...]

Tax-Advantaged Ways to Save for College2019-10-28T14:56:02-04:00

The ABCs of 529 Plans


529 plans are tax-advantaged education savings vehicles and one of the most popular ways to save for education today. Much like the way 401(k) plans revolutionized the world of retirement savings a few decades ago, 529 plans have changed the world of education savings. An overview of 529 plans Congress created 529 plans in 1996 [...]

The ABCs of 529 Plans2019-10-28T15:07:32-04:00